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Tim Grayson

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Assembly Democrat

District 15, Concord

Time in office

Assembly: 2016—Present

Background

Councilmember / Police Chaplain

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Tim Grayson has taken at least $852,000 from the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 21% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 5510
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0015; (916) 319-2015

District office(s)

2151 Salvio Street, Suite P, Concord, CA 94520; (925) 521-1511

420 Virginia Street, Suite C-1, Vallejo, CA 94590; (707) 642-0314

Biographical information

Birth Place

Indiana

Race/Ethnicity

White

Residence

Concord, CA

Gender

Male

Born

September 17, 1967

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

Campaign contributions received by sector

OpenSecrets and CalMatters have categorized campaign contributions to legislators based on the economic sector that the donor represents. Methodology →

This is how much money Tim Grayson has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$852,329 $852k 21%
Labor
$688,527 $688k 17%
Health
$411,250 $411k 10%
General Business
$380,861 $380k 9%
Energy & Natural Resources
$265,852 $265k 7%
Construction
$173,840 $173k 4%
Communications & Electronics
$158,900 $158k 4%
Ideology/Single Issue
$145,542 $145k 4%
Transportation
$138,150 $138k 3%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$112,275 $112k 3%
Agriculture
$88,653 $88k 2%
Candidate Contributions
$20,300 $20k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$17,944 $17k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$5,739 $5k <1%
Note: The above percentages might not add up to exactly 100% because we are not displaying any contributions that have not yet been classified.

Committees this legislator serves on

Being on a policy committee means the legislator works on these issues by considering bills relevant to the policy topic. The committee “chair” , chosen by the chamber leader, oversees the discussions of these bills. Members also serve on additional special, select, joint and sub committees, which can be found here.

Banking and Finance (Chair)
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Bills involving financial institutions, real property finance, consumer finance and corporate securities law
Business and Professions
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Bills involving new regulatory entities within the Department of Consumer Affairs; elimination of regulatory entities within the DCA; health care professional licensing; Veterinarian licensing; Occupational licensing; Vocational education; Department of General Services; Product labeling
Insurance
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Bills including insurance (excluding health insurance), workers compensation, and unemployment compensation.
Revenue and Taxation
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Bills involving taxes and revenue to the state.

How special interest groups rate this legislator

Special interest groups are organizations that advocate on behalf of shared interests, such as protecting the environment. Many interest groups rate politicians on how well their voting records agree with each group's goals. See a selection of these ratings for this legislator. Methodology →

75%
2021
American Civil Liberties Union
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The ACLU has major chapters in Northern California and Southern California and advocates on criminal justice, free speech and other issues.
65%
2022
California Chamber of Commerce
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The California Chamber of Commerce includes an advocacy arm for employers. It says it has more than 14,000 members representing a quarter of the state’s private sector workforce, and it issues an annual “job killer” list of bills.
55%
2021
California Environmental Voters
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California Environmental Voters advocates for environmental protection and climate change mitigation. It was started in 1972.
65%
2021
California Labor Federation
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The California Labor Federation is an umbrella organization for more than 1,200 labor unions representing 2.1 million workers in manufacturing, retail, construction, hospitality, public sector, health care, entertainment and other industries.
100%
2022
California Teachers Association
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The California Teachers Association is a labor organization representing teachers and other employees at K-12 schools and community colleges. With 310,000 members, it is the largest affiliate of the National Education Association.
46%
2021
Courage California
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Courage California is a progressive advocacy organization seeking policy change on issues including equity, representative democracy and institutional corruption.
100%
2021
Equality California
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Equality California says it has more than 900,000 members and is the largest statewide organization of its kind. It advocates for equal rights and other issues of concern to the LGBTQ community.
F
2022
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
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The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association advocates for limited taxation and for the “economical, equitable and efficient use of taxpayer dollars.” It was founded by Howard and Estelle Jarvis, who championed Proposition 13 in 1978, California’s landmark property tax limit.
30%
2022
Sierra Club
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The Sierra Club has 13 chapters with more than 400,000 members in California and advocates on environmental and climate change issues.

Assembly District 15 demographics

Assembly District 15 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
53%
47%
GOP
19%
24%
No party
22%
23%

Census data on race/ethnicity, household income, age, poverty rate, and education level will be provided when available.

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Most recent election

2022 General
D

Tim Grayson (Incumbent)

Democratic
67.3%
R

Janell Elizabeth Proctor

Republican
32.7%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

California at odds over solving most intractable problems

By Emily Hoeven, June 22, 2022

California legislators want to help you buy a house with down payment, ‘shared equity’

By Alejandro Lazo, June 15, 2022

Slow burn: Cal Fire has failed to fight PTSD, heavy workloads

By Julie Cart, June 13, 2022

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